Monthly Archives: October 2010

Traditional Print Media versus Online Media (Again)

There seems to be no easy answer to the question as to whether the traditional print media can still remain relevant with the advent of various online publication platforms, such as blogs, ebooks, etc. The notion of ‘free’ (as in … Continue reading

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Numbers Don’t Lie: Print Media Isn’t Going Anywhere Soon

I recently stumbled upon an interesting blog entry by Jeremy Porter on http://blog.journalistics.com/. He talks about how the major newspapers in the U.S. stack up against each others in terms of circulation and other criteria. He cited the following circulation … Continue reading

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From Social Networking to Hollywood Screen

Perhaps only a bright genius who is simply completely lacking in social etiquette or awareness could have created a computer program to reductively summarize all social connections like Facebook. As David Fincher’s The Social Network sees him, Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of … Continue reading

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Size Does Matter

The online iPad magazine application does look appealing, but it is actually difficult to read. I was very amazed by the style of the first magazine, but by the time I bought the second one, I was already annoyed by … Continue reading

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Classification of Blogs and Example of Blogging Communities

Blogging societies are people who have similar area of interest and discuss in a group or in this case a blog. Ways to create a blogging society is by using hyperlinks, forums, tag links, chat space and comment post. This … Continue reading

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New Forms of Media Publishing

Turbulent change, high competition, new forms of production and distribution, and entirely new types of products have characterized the situation in the media industry over the past few decades. It has been noted that digitalization is strongly influencing the industry: it … Continue reading

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Face Off : Print vs Online Media

The difficulties the traditional publishing industry is facing provides a great example of the on-going challenges that they face in the digital era. While publishing continues to worry about being undercut by cheaper offshore printing or ad-space price wars, digital … Continue reading

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Reflection or Refraction

A phenomenon has taken place on the internet. This phenomenon is called blogging. Blogging is nothing more the journal of people published on the internet. The interesting thing is, other people around the world can share in this journal with … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Why am I blogging? Ms DJ made me do it for my assignment in Issues in Design and Publication. Do I have something to say, or do I just like the idea of having something to say? Do I need … Continue reading

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